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Junction physician appointed to state health care board

By Melinda Mawdsley

Local family physician Dr. David West has written four letters to President Barack Obama outlining his concerns about America’s health-care system. “I joke with my friends that unfortunately the president hasn’t called me ...

GarCo group: Stimulus could pay for trail project

By Dennis Webb

A Garfield County trails group is stepping forward with what it says is a project that fits the bill for federal stimulus bill funding. Larry Dragon, executive director of the Lower Valley Trails Group, has suggested tapping stimulus funds to ...

Cops: Suspect clearly drunk after crash

By Staff

Jesse O. Reed, who was arrested on suspicion of vehicular homicide early Sunday morning, was clearly under the influence of alcohol when police contacted him at the site of the crash, according to police records. According to Reed’s ...

Schools gear up for annual set of standardized tests

By Staff

Results from the 2009 Colorado Student Assessment Program testing session released in July will, for the first time, be instantly available to teachers in an electronic format that shows how much the test focused on which content standards and ...

Principals detail difficulty of handling crowding

By Staff

Finding space to address overcrowding in District 51 schools is a double-edged sword, the board of education heard at its Monday night meeting. Principals who would be affected in the fall by recommendations unveiled during the board’s ...

Elections director Reiner plans clerk run

By Staff

Mesa County Elections Director Sheila Reiner next year will run to succeed her boss, Mesa County Clerk and Recorder Janice Rich, she confirmed Monday. “I want to continue to serve my community on a larger scale than I have been serving ...

Strobl, longtime preparedness advocate, dies

By {screen_name}

A memorial service for Bob Strobl, a Grand Junction Fire Department veteran, early champion of local emergency preparedness and an eyewitness to a rare slice of history, will be Thursday. Strobl died Saturday. He was 69. Three days after the ...

Kids raising money to provide safe drinking water

By Staff

Rows of milk jugs, 80-pound water containers and displays of clean and dirty drinking water adorn the hallways of Orchard Avenue Elementary School. They are there because a second-grade class wanted to share with its school the importance of ...

Bennet Town Meet 2-16-9

GJ crowd sometimes tense during meeting with Bennet

By Staff

A $787 billion economic stimulus package the president will sign into law today is only the first step the government should take to reinvigorate the economy, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., told nearly 150 locals Monday ...

BLog: Political Notebook February 17, 2009

By Staff

Posted by Mike Saccone on Monday, Feb. 16 at 9:27 a.m. Having a family is great. But as the recent decision by former state Sen. Mark Hillman, R-Burlington, to not run for any elected position in 2010 shows, it can provide a (happy) speed ...

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